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. delivered remarks at the future press club, her plans, and the filibuster she held against the texas abortion bill. the bill did eventually pass in july. this is just over an hour. [ gavel ] >> good afternoon. welcome to the national press club. i'm a is angela and reporter for the bloomberg news president of the national press club. we're committed to our future with our programming such as this while fostering a free press worldwide. for more information, please visit our website at www.press.org. offered too programs the public through a national institute, ournal visit press.org/institute. members, i our would like to welcome our speaker and those of you in the today.e the head table includes our journalists who are club members. if you hear applause in the members i'd note that of the club are attending so lack of just a journalistic objectivity. are features on our member-produced pod casts. the conversation #npclunch. using the i will ask as many questions as time permits. to introduce our head table guests. briefly as your name is announced. worthubesdorf, maria, ft. star
at the national press club, they hosted wendy davis who held a filibuster in texas on a late-term filibuster. here is a look. you mentioned your feud with rick perry. are you thinking about running to succeed him? >> a lot of people are asking me that question lately. i am working very hard to decide what my next steps will be. i do think in texas people feel like we need a change from the very fractured, very partisan leadership we are seeing in our state government right now. a bid for another statewide office other than governor question mark perhaps u.s. senator or lieutenant governor? will run forthat i one of two offices, either my eat or thete ste governor. one more question. would you consider running as a vice residential candidates with hillary clinton? in answer to that i would say we will have to find out whether hillary is planning to run for president first. >> you can watch the rest of her comments at 6:25 p.m. eastern tonight. also in washington, the middle east institute hosted a discussion about the hub future of islam. in july the country's elected president was ousted by the mi
struggling economy. >> plus, voter id. there is another showdown, this one in texas. that's where eric holder's justice department is suing the lone star state again. next, the texas attorney general will respond and guess what. north carolina could be next. >>> checking some of your headlines right now, a senior white house official is saying there is, quote, very little doubt chemical weapons were used by the assad regime against civilians in syria. that coming as the administration weighs a potential military response. meanwhile, firecrews are rushing to save two groves of giant redwood trees from a giant wildfire in yosemite national park, clearing away dried brush and setting sprinklers. and police in florida trying to determine what lead a 72-year-old trucking employee to go on a shooting spree killing two men and injuring two others before turning the gun on himself. >>> from the unrest in egypt to more bombings in iraq and lebenon and the chemical weapon usa tack in syria that will now be investigated by the united nations. a lot of breaking developments in the mideast this morning. a
and our tom traveled to texas, the home of the country' number one oil and gas-productiogas-producingstate. >> in the center of texas not so long ago this was a quiet farming and a cross road of the oil and gas home in south texas. that boom has opinion sunday night. >> there's an area where spanish is heard nearly as often as epbgish. >> translator: >> we've benefited quite a bit. we have a lot of oil companies that have helped us as well as other businesses. a will the of people are moving here from all over texas. >> reporter: it's been more than a century since texas saw their first oil gusher. with new hydraulic technology t drillers are exploring the deep shale as never before. texas doubles its crude production from two decades of falling output if it was considered an independent nation texas would rank the highest and kuwait and venezuela on the oil raising state. texas was able to escape the worst of the great recession while u.s. jobs grew by 1% in the last five years the oil an gas industry increase peud 40%. those paychecks are fourishing the local
as the leading country and how it fell apart. my name is jonathan betz. i'm from dallas, texas, and i'm an anchor for al jazeera america. >>my name is ranjani chakraborty, i'm from houston, texas. >>i'm kim bondy. >>nicole deford. >>and i'm from new orleans. >>san francisco, california. when i was a little kid, i just really loved the news. >>news was always important in my family. >>i knew as a kid that was exactly what i wanted to do. >>i learned to read by reading the newspaper with my great-grandfather every morning. >>and i love being able to tell other people stories. >>this is it, i want to be a part of this. >>this is what really drove me to al jazeera america. >> very much followed one of the two main camps. when they were aligned with the brotherhood and morsi, they kind of towed that line because they were against th. and like she said, they have no problem with a crackdown on the brotherhood by the military. and right now they really don't have leadership that is in the public sphere. they don't have someone who can speak on their behalf. they don't have someone who represents their o
a filibuster that lasted 10 hours against the texas abortion bill. it eventually passed. you can see her marks live at 1:00 eastern. also live, the new jersey senate democratic primary debate. this election is being held to fill the seat of frank lautenberg. coverage courtesy of new jersey public television. 1:00, remarks from wendy davis from the national press club. until then, a discussion on the amount of money the pentagon spends on generals and admirals. host: we are joined by todd harrison at the center for strategic and budgetary assessments in washington. this is a subject that received scrutiny in washington following the fallout of the scandal involving david petraeus. it has come up again as the department of defense eyes and additional cuts. here's a headline -- are all these cuts going to come from the lower ranks, or do there need to be cuts at the top as well? is still to be determined how they will make these cuts. it is fair to say that the cuts will have to be proportionate, at the senior officer ranks will be cut in proportion to the junior ranks. the senior ranks have swol
. the department of justice by after the state of texas again. attorney general eric colder determined to allow voting nationwide without requiring identification. kansas secretary of state among our guests here tonight to say why the integrity of our electoral system must be preserved. and the end of the road is near for the self-proclaimed hugger. san diego mayor. and bradley manning wants to be called chelsea as it pursues taxpayer funded gender reassignment therapy from is leavenworth prison cell. the "a-team" takes up all that and a great deal more. we begin with another possible reason that the president's foreign policy is so incoherent and ineffective that members of his own administration seem uninformed. today state department news conference on syria and so-called red lines featured as a shocking contradiction from spokesperson jan psyche. take a lesson. >> the red line is the use of chemical weapons. that was crossed a couple of months ago. the president took action, which we talked at the time. lou: confident in her assessment that syria had already crossed that red line and that t
where many of ending up. >> i'm tom ackermann in texas where oil is help to go fuel america's economic recovery. >> we'll have all the action in sports. but should you be made aware if you are consuming them. that's next on "consider this." >> welcome back. britain will not back any military intervention in syria. germany has also ruled itself out, but france maybe willing to play a a role. the united states is not backing down ands it will continue to build international support for action in the country. >> protests are happening in egypt, despite government security forces closing masks and shutting off parts of cairo, supporters were urged to take to the streets. back to our top story, syria. i'm joined from syria. good to have you with us. what is your reaction to the no vote coming out of the u.k. parliament? >> well, we obviously are very pleased that parliament takes a stand on an issue like this. we have been calling for a very long time for political dialogue. we don't think that a military solution is at all possible in this conflict, and therefore, give more time for politi
exploration as well as production. tom ackerman has more from texas the number one state for oil and gas production. >> reporter: midday in the once sleepy center of texas, not so long ago this was a quiet farming town and now it's a cross road of the oil and gas drilling boom in south texas. that boom has been good for the family restaurant run by daisy barahas and one of many people drawn to an area where spanish is heard nearly as often as english. >> we benefitted quite a bit because we have a lot of oil companies and they helped us as well as other businesses. a lot of people are moving here from all over texas. >> reporter: it's been more than a century since texas saw the first oil gusher making america the world's leading producer until eclipsed by the middle east. they are exploding the shall gas deposits as never before. texas doubled the crude production a sharp reversal from the two decades of falling out put and if it were independent nation texas would rank behind kuwait and venezuela and they escaped the great recession and u.s. jobs grew 1% in the last 5 years the oil an
is jonathan betz. i'm from dallas, texas, and i'm an anchor for al jazeera america. >>my name is ranjani chakraborty, i'm from houston, texas. >>i'm kim bondy. >>nicole deford. >>and i'm from new orleans. >>san francisco, california. when i was a little kid, i just really loved the news. >>news was always important in my family. >>i knew as a kid that was exactly what i wanted to do. >>i learned to read by reading the newspaper with my great-grandfather every morning. >>and i love being able to tell other people stories. >>this is it, i want to be a part of this. >>this is what really drove me to al jazeera america. there's more to financial news than the ups and downs of the dow. for instance, can fracking change what you pay for water each month? have you thought about how climate change can affect your grocery bill? can rare minerals in china affect your cell phone bill? or how a hospital in texas could drive up your healthcare premium? i'll make the connections from the news to your money real. >> after the tazreen fire, walmart announced that it had dropped success apparel as a supp
back. i'm joy reid in for melissa harris-perry. a shortage of water in the state of texas has left residents thirsty, frustrated, and saying what the frac. according to recent reports, the process of hydraulic fracking, more commonly known as fracking, which is used as oil extraction, is making the drought problem in the lone star state much worse. these areas in red that you're seeing on the map are parts of texas that are experiencing extreme and exceptional drought. the drought problem has become so bad that at least one texas resident is actually wishing for a natural disaster to help. rancher buck owens told the guardian newspaper that, quote, we've got to get floods. we've got to get a hurricane to move up in our country and just saturate everything to replenish the aquifer. while fracking makes up less than 1% of the water use in texas, in certain counties, according to a university of texas study, fracking uses up 50% of the water supply. but before we go any further, just what is fracking? i'm going to leave that explanation to "all in's" chris hayes, who not only explaine
is returned to power. >>> the trial of the army soldier accused in the deadly assault at ft. hood, texas, is expected to take months. it got under way yesterday with major nidal hasan admitting he was the major gunman in the shooting spree. susan mcginnis reports. >> u.s. army soldier nidal hasan spoke softly but distinctly when he told jurors i am the shooter. acting as his own attorney he called himself an imperfect muslim and apologized for his mistakes. >> he further stated that during the war he eventually found himself on the wrong side and switched sides. >> in its opening statement he described wanting to kill as many soldiers as he could. >> when he saw him point the pistol at him he instinctively reached for his own but he was unarmed because of. >> the only person armed that day. >> that's right. he was the shooter. i just said i'll take the rounds for her. that's all i can do. >> fortunately the bullets missed him. ray may be called. >> the prospect of them being cross-examined by the person who shot them, it's turning into a circus. >> neil is an attorney representing some o
at the national press club luncheon trade she launched a filibuster against the texas senate abortion bill. it eventually passed in july. we will have live coverage of remarks beginning at 1:00 p.m. eastern on c-span. later in the day, new jersey democratic candidates will debate live from the campus of montclair state university. rushan watch cory booker, holt and frank pallone and new jersey state assembly member sheila oliver@7:30 p.m. eastern also on c-span. " isoining us on "newsmakers senator patrick leahy. .hanks for joining us joining us for the questioning, phil mattingly, of bloomberg news. and legal affairs for cq roll call. thank you for joining us. >> thank you for being here. >> your committee has been at the center of two of the biggest debates, guns and immigration. as we head into this recess, i'd like to know what your personal top priorities are for the remainder of the year. -having a lot of quiet -- i've been having a lot of quiet meetings with members of the house. to get something on the president's. hearing this week, is getting nsa information on americans, i don't
the death penalty for shooting and killing 14 fellow soldiers in 2009. aljazeera is live in fort hood, texas. height de, given that hassan has basically put forward no defense and confessed to the today, only one gite would make punishment. there must be an aggravated factor, multiple killings unanimous on all of those findings. >> thank you, heidi. san diego's embattled mayor bob filner could step down today. filner has reportedly agreed to resign as part of a deal to settle a sexual harassment lawsuit. filner's lawyers issued a statement confirming that a settlement had been reached but declined to reveal details of the terms. 17 women accused him of inappropriate behavior. attorney gloria allred represents one of the accusers. >> i would like to see a resignation without conditions and without the taxpayers being forced to make a gift of public funds to him in order for him to resign. >> earlier, we spoke with our stephanie stanton who said it is just a matter of procedure. >> the city council will meet in closed session and are expected to approve that resolution at which point bob filne
your grocery bill? can rare minerals in china affect your cell phone bill? or how a hospital in texas could drive up your healthcare premium? i'll make the connections from the news to your money real. >>> welcome back, recapping our top stories, the court has ordered the release of hosni mubarak. if prosecutors do not appeal the ruling, mubarak could be freed in the next couple of days. >>> a military judge has sentenced private bradley manning to 35 years in prison, he leaked classified documents to wikileaks. he was dishonorably discharged and will no longer get pay. >>> to provide some direct incite on bradley manning's trial, we turn to amnesty international's observer at the trial. what is your reaction? >> it is what we were expecting. he was available to as much as 90 years, the prosecution was seeking 60, and the 35 is really just to set an example. >> the example being what? >> to show other leakers that if they do leak classified information, you have to make a decision, leak the information that you believe to be human rights violations or face possibly life sentences or t
. >>> as american's surge in oil production made a new global price shock. i'm tom acreman in texas. that story coming up. on techknow, our scientists bring you a sneak-peak of the future, and take you behind the scenes at our evolving world. techknow - ideas, invention, life. america. >>> welcome back. the last of the u.n. chemical weapons inspectors have left syria can and have driven across the border to beirut in neighboring lebanon. the department describes the chemical weapon attack as a challenge for world. he's considering a narrative response. six people died in protest on friday. 190 others were wounded. back to our top story now the crisis in syria. joining me live in london. he's editor and chief. president obama described the suspected chemical weapons attack in syria as a challenge to the world. is it a challenge to the world? >> no. it is a challenge in the least. it is a challenge to oh the syrian, hezbollah and in a way russia. what he's going to achieve by this narrow ma. -rb mmanipulative fight,when prn 1998 as revenge for naorobi, what happened is osama took revenge three ye
at scrambled politics. ted cruz of texas will remain a canadian citizen for eight more months before he can officially cut ties with the country where he was born. at a town hall meeting last night about defunding obamacare, cruz praised former south carolina senator jim demint for being as nearly as action stars or super heros are. >> kids all over the world wear super man pajamas. super man wears chuck norris pajamas. and let me tell you, chuck norris wears jim demint pajamas. >> texas governor rick perry also wanted to kill the affordable care act, but politico reports his aides are in talks to accept an estimated $100 million through the health law. republican senator lamar alexander is now facing a primary challenger in his bid for re-election. his on poe nent is joe carr whose campaign banner misspelled the last word with an extra t. they later fixed it. north carolina state senator is resigning to protest the state's new voter i.d. law. she'll help citizens get photo i.d.s. january gone take says nancy reagan wants to see the butler. fonda says she'll get her a dvd. and president oba
weeks of pregnancy and the u.s. state of texas could put women's lives at risk. officials fear that a black market in abortion pills could fill the gap if clinics are forced to close. this is where we do the procedure. here on the table. >> he has performed thousands of abortions over the past 30 years. it has not been without consequences. >> there was a time when i got more death threats than christmas cards. legislation requires abortion providers to upgrade their facilities. it could force clinics to close their doors for good. >> i see a lot of girls down here desperate. they will try every conceivable method two aboard. things like the use of bleach and soap. i have had a variety of ghastly details. the clinic, the ever present protesters are delighted that texas has introduced a new legislation. it is about the unborn children. but the major thing is they are forgetting the innocent child. they should have a right. we are born with rights in the united states of america. our right to life. >> there is already a thriving black market in so-called abortion pills. but alsov
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? >> yeah. that's why all the businesses in california move to texas. >> they have sunshine. >> the schools are not good there. taxes are high. >> workers won't follow them. >> that's why they're moving, jonas. i'm telling you -- you can have no unions and have what i'm talking about. a state has to give them a reason to live there. you'll never get high quality workforce in low tax states because -- >> john is jumping in here. >> i made -- i'm in california right now. i'm from texas. understand the migration. they're mad at governor perry. the ads, we have low taxes to no taxes. that's where they're moving. jonas, the demographics are completely against your argument. workers are and companies are leaving california in droves. especially to texas. >> certain kinds of companies that can do that but certain ones need high quality workers to support the tax base. >> jonas sounds like a union organizer to me when he says high quality workforces. we have high quality workforces. they're in the state and local government and teacher unions and they're grossly overpaid. a high quality workforce i
decides if he lives or dies. >> heidi shou castro at fort hood, texas. you allen schauffler now joins us. whatveral of them spoke after te sentencing. >> our family members are six feet under, and there is no way we can visit them at all. they're gone. and these guys go around put all the kids, murder them, put blankets on them and burn them. [ speaking foreign language ] >> when you're sending people to fromnistan or any other place the joint base lewis accord in washington. >>> government is pushing to allow investigators into the site of this week's attack. they will try to negotiate access to areas where the attacks too place. samples from victims from the incident have been sent outside the country. president barack obama has called the situation an event of grave concern. suffering most are those too small to defend themselves. there are now 1 million revenu revenueys. al jazeera has more from a camp in northern iraq. >> reporter: normally described as one in a million is a compliment. here its anything but. for million syrian children this is now their life. ibrahims is 10 years o
's stories. hi, my name is jonathan betz, and i'm from dallas, texas, and i'm an anchor for al jazeera america. i started in a small television station in rural arkansas. it's a part of the country that often gets overlooked. but there are a lot of fascinating people there, a lot of fascinating stories there. i like that al jazeera will pay attention to those kinds of places. what drew me to journalism is i like the idea that we are documenting history. al jazeera documents it like none other. and to be a journalist, and to be part of a team like that? that's an incredible blessing. what happens when social media uncovers unheard, fascinating news stories? >>they share it on the stream. >>social media isn't an afterthought. it drives discussion across america. >>al jazeera america social media community, on tv and online. >>this is your outlet for those conversations. >>post, upload, and interact. >>every night, share undiscovered stories. my name is ranjani chakraborty, i'm from houston, texas, and i'm an associate producer for america tonight. i grew up in a very large, loud indian f
when there was security in place. >>> and a texas county now considering whether to join a federal lawsuit against its state's own controversial voter i.d. law. we're going to dig into what's happening in texas. the end. lovely read susan. may i read something? yes, please. of course. a rich, never bitter taste cup after cup. 340 grams. [ sighs ] [ male announcer ] always rich, never bitter. gevalia. never bitter. for a strong bag that grips the can... ♪ get glad forceflex. small change, big difference. good and close. discover the new way to help keep teeth clean and breath fresh. new beneful healthy smile food and snacks. he'll love the crunch of the healthy smile kibbles. you'll love how they help clean. with soft, meaty centers, and teeth cleaning texture healthy smile snacks help keep a shine on his smile. it's dental that tastes so good. new beneful healthy smile food and snacks. >>> well, you might say it's a texas-size showdown over voting rights and will now pit state officials against one of the biggest counties in the country. that is dallas county. by a narrow 3-2 vot
was convicted in one of the largest leaks of u.s. secrets in history. in texas the accused fort hood shooter rests his case without calling any witnesses to testify on his behalf. nidal hasan is accused of killing 13 people and wounding dozens at the military base in 2009. he could face the death penalty. we have live reports on both of these cases coming up. but first, brand new stories and breaking news. >> she was taken against her will by a suspected killer and family friend. now a request for this kidnapped teenager to give a dna sample. who is asking for this very personal information? >>> also, is it safe to go into the woods if you're end of summer plans take you outside. you better beware. our medical experts on the rising signs of ticks. >>> video of an unbelievable crash. it is all "happening now." jon: and we begin with this today. just how massive is the government's snooping program? a new report says probably more than you might think. good morning to you, i'm jon scott. heather: a whole lot more. i'm heather childers in for jenna lee. the answer to that, 75%. that is how much
parenthood spend taxpayer dollars after in texas planned parenthood settled for $4.1 million, these federal fraud charges over how it administers medicaid. given the fact that there they are already under investigation for fraudulent billing and so forth, why the heck are we giving them a half a million dollars for obama care navigation? >> because, laura, the fact of the matter is, planned parenthood someone of the most trusted providers of healthcare in this country. every single year they provide healthcare to over 3 million women, half of them don't have insurance. 90% of the care that they provide is preventative care, wellness exams, pap smears, pelvic exams, that help save thens of thousands of women's lives likely per year. the fact that we are using plan the parenthood which women know to ensure that millions of american women get access to the healthcare and health insurance they deserve makes perfect sense. it's probably one of the best uses of taxpayer dollars to ensure that this slaw properly administered and people get advantage -- get take advantage of the healthcare benefits
of texas born in calgary, canada. the tea party loves him, given the controversy over mr. obama's birth certificate and speculation cruz is running for president, this probably had to come up eventually. this is the birth certificate. his father born in cuba, his mom in delaware. cruz issued a statement saying, quote, because my mother was a u.s. citizen born in delaware, i was a u.s. citizen by birth. i may technically have dual citizenship. if that's true, i will denounce canadian citizenship, nothing against canada. but i am an american by birth and as a u.s. senator, i believe i should be only an american. a person born outside of the united states and its outlying possessions of parents one of whom is a citizen of the united states who resided in the united states. when obama was asked about cruz's eligibility, trump said perhaps not. it came up this morning. >> under no circumstances will i vote for a continuing resolution that funds even one penny of obama care. >> reporter: cruz is a 2016 star already, won a conservative straw poll in denver recently, and this citizenship issue
know - ideas, invention, life. my name is jonathan betz. i'm from dallas, texas, and i'm an anchor for al jazeera america. >>my name is ranjani chakraborty, i'm from houston, texas. >>i'm kim bondy. >>nicole deford. >>and i'm from new orleans. >>san francisco, california. when i was a little kid, i just really loved the news. >>news was always important in my family. >>i knew as a kid that was exactly what i wanted to do. >>i learned to read by reading the newspaper with my great-grandfather every morning. >>and i love being able to tell other people stories. >>this is it, i want to be a part of this. >>this is what really drove me to al jazeera america. welcome pack. the crisis in syria continues to lead our news at this hour. u.n. chemical weapons inspectors are now in lebanon. the convoy arrived there early this morning hours after completing their investigation. they are findings are expected to take a couple of weeks. we cannot accept a world where innocent civilians are gassed on a terrible scale. >> president obama suggests the u.s. must take action the syria. today he will make th
and 9. well, here we are... the texas ranger museum and hall of fame. cool. it was built in 1974 to commemorate excellence in law enforcement for the last 150 years. how many texas rangers have there been? oh, there's been hundreds, mike, but only 26 are honored in the texas ranger hall of fame. did you know any of them? yeah, i know one. right over here. c.d. parker, a good friend. who's the most famous? well, that's hard to say, charles. they were all great men. charles: how'd they get to be texas rangers? well, they came from all around: war veterans, army scouts, bounty hunters. in fact, some were even outlaws. really? mm-hmm. yeah, back in those days, to be a texas ranger, you had to-- ride like the wind, track like a comanche, shoot like a kentuckian, and fight like the devil. that's right, mike. well, could you tell us a story about one of them? ok. how about hayes cooper? he left a journal before he died.
attorney general of california, governor of maryland, from texas, and locally, there is a great guy, a commissioner of california. these are all candidates who will be speaking to racial and economic justice. >> all the candidates you mentioned were democratic candidates. caller: that is my party. correct. >> thanks for calling. susan is on our independent line. who do you like there out there as a future independent. caller: the only one who has been honest is rand paul. also, his father, ron paul. what a combination. only has been honest in the things that have been brought up and giving credit where credit is due and saying, if we want to change anything, we have to go to congress. they are the only ones i have heard for the last years that have been honest. so, that is just my opinion. >> senator rand paul is on your screen. critical today of president obama's decision to postpone the military exercise with egypt, making the announcement earlier. we will show you the president's comments later on in the headline. they write senator paul says the law is very clear. "mr. president
in texas, senator cruz, in a heated town hall. could an awkward moment be coming for two conservative stars in the lone star state? here in gotham, anthony weiner's wild spiral to single digits may have opened the door for an unexpected contender and maybe the next mayor. bill de blasio. feeling like he's got a lot of mojo with just 20 days till primary day. good morning from new york city. it's wednesday, august 21st. it's "the daily rundown." my first reads of it the mornin. we're going to start with some domestic politics. the state of both political parties is anything but strong these days. the only reason there isn't much hand ringing about the democratic party is because the republican party is the one in such disa ray. the open warfare has become a more public spectacle than we've seen in years. many republican leaders are exhausted from dealing with the tea party and some seem to be downright giddy over what's happened in the last week. they don't put their name on their giddiness. not even 250 days old and already he's become probably among the most recognizable faces of the tea p
against the use of what's left of the voting rights act against voter i.d. laws in texas, what does that tell you about where this debate is going looking at the president's address tomorrow? >> well, sensenbrenner did say yesterday at a meeting that the rnc held to commemorate the march on washington that he wanted to be part of a solution on the voting rights act, and he vowed to fix the law by the end of this year which i think is significant. far too many leaders in the republican party have been silent at a time when there's a wave of new voter suppression measures all throughout the south. we have seven southern state that have passed our or implemented new voting restrictions since june bht supreme court gutted the voting rights act. this is a crisis situation. we're seeing the biggest threat to right is that we've seen since the passage of the voting rights act in 1995. >> jonathan, what do you make of that, that sensenbrenner who has a good record is saying we've got do something but not on voter i.d.? >> well on, the one hand it shows leadership. there's a glimmer of leade
for weakness and disorientation. the vice president traveled with his son to texas and has been by his side. this isn't the first health scare for bo biden. he suffered a mild stroke in 2010. also not the first time the vice president has had to be next to his son. in 2010 when he had the stroke. and in 1972 when his then wife and young daughter died in the horrific car crash. only bo and his brother hunter only survivors in the car crash. there was the vice president. >> weeks after he was elected. had to take the oath of office at his bedside. >> at his bedside. when he started his trips by train. which he, he, did for very long time. continues to do. so, hopefully obviously we hope for the very best he gets better. >> absolutely. let's move overseas to egypt where there have been major developments overnight. spiritual leader of the muslim brotherhood, has been detained by police in cairo. he and one of his powerful deputies will go on trial later this month accused of killing eight protesters. >> a dawn to dusk curfew in effect in cairo as the the city tries to get back to normal. abc's
of the "legal view," baby monitors. we depend on them, don't we? what if they are hacked? a texas family has a terrible story about hearing a man's voice on their baby monitor saying filthy things to their 2-year-old girl. >>> also, a man arrested in connection with the disappearance of this beautiful girl, alexis murphy. this is not the first teenager, however, he is connected to. >>> and also, halle berry and jennifer garner bring star power to speak out publicly against the paparazzi snapping shots of their kids and the tears flow as they bring their case to their congress. >>> plus, hannah anderson in her own words answering some of the questions that people have had. the kidnapped girl taken into the woods by a family friend is speaking for the first time. she has explanations that may surprise you coming up on cnn. stay with us. ♪ norfolk southern what's your function? ♪ ♪ hooking up the country helping business run ♪ ♪ build! we're investing big to keep our country in the lead. ♪ load! we keep moving to deliver what you need. and that means growth, lots of cargo going all
for the as tonight. things going their way at the coliseum. as are a game-and-a-half behind texas. yoenis cespedes from the get go. his 20th home run of the season. cleveland also battling for a playoff spot. eric sogard is going down the right field line. here comes vogt all the way around to score. throws offline. sogard, a dead duck at third base. as have 3-2. in the 9th inning, a bullet. nope. and that's it. they double off the runner, donaldson throwing to second base. cleveland takes them out of a chance to at the very least have one more shot with a tieing run at second. 3-2, texas loses, as half a game back. still right there in the wild card. the giants bats had a party tonight in miami. bruce boche and company. yeah, long gone this season, but they had fun and hector sanchez who three-run homered yesterday won in the nation's capital. the giants had another three- runner tonight. kevin, all these great hits and he said they are 17 games out. get them on, get them off. 14-10 giants. again for larry bear who is our program director, don't ever do that again. larry, i'm sorry, we should ha
itch. in 1998 she was sued by texas cattle ranchers by saying mad cow is a problem. she says, i believe i come from being muzzled. i come from a people who died to have a show. she then moved her show to amarillo, texas, to promote this. in 2005, a similar thing happen nd paris where she was ejected from her meese and some of her friends fed news saying if this was celine di on or barbra streisand, this wouldn't have happened. >> was this just a convenient time to tell this story? >> well, it's a convenient time. she's a great entertainer and showperson. and you've got to love "time" magazine which picked up the bag and arran with it. they went to switzerland and talked about how racist switzerland is. they talked about how asiel seekers were not being permitted to use the pool or sports facilities. they also pointed out the handbag was made of crocodile and a group called for paws was protesting oprah winfrey's even looking at it. >> rick, the media just kind of took her story and ran with it and it took days before anybody heard from the shopowner or the salesperson. >> yeah. they jus
's go on to win 7-3. taking 2 out of 3. half game behind texas. rangers left the game tied with the mariners, the mariners, going to nathan in the 9th. kyle, getting through. andy chavez came in to score the game-winning run. and seattle comes to the coliseum tomorrow. does oakland a favor, beating the texas rangers final 4-3. giants flying home this weekend. after a nice little tilt in miami. on the verge of 4-straight wins, at the start of business today. a possible sweep in the get away game with the marlins where it was a mascot's party in miami. hunter, a party with a bat here. 459 feet. over the sculpture, second longest shot in there. 2-0. matt and hector sanchez could not connect here in the 5th. off of his shin guard. does not know where it is. they score. gave my my the lead. giants within the reach. taking it. sanchez, broke one down-the- line and here comes the big fella. the panda on the move scoring all of the way from 1st. marlins tie it again on this in the 8th. torres, a dive, he can not get it off of his noggin. this would allow the run to score all of the
of texas. and here is why it is a half game. rangers loving the game, tied with the mariners, the mariners got to nathan in the 9th. he got through. andy chavez. came into score. the game-winning run and seattle, who comes to the coliseum starting tomorrow. does oakland a favor. they beat texas, final of 4-3. >>> the giants are ming home after a weekend in miami. on the vernal -- verge of a 4- game sweep. and here is the first home run since mid-july. and this one, folks, is a man shot. soring at 459 feet over the sculpture. the second longest shot hits there. hector sanchez, could not connect here. off of sanchez's shin guard. could not find it. he scores, gave miami the lead. the giants would then retake the lead in the 7th. sanchez redeemed himself. gets it down-the-line. and the panda is on the move. i love it when they rumble. scored all of the way from 1st. yeah. the marlins tying it again. and then this, in the 8th. he takes the chance. and it became an adventure. a liner. scored from 1st to give miami the 6-5 lead. boy, he might not of scored that is how the season has gone. guy a
abbott would absolutely demolish idiot in wendy davis texas in governor race. run wendy run. >>> the recall effort against san diego mayor bob filner is under way. they're gathering signatures to oust the mayor. >>> actress susan sarandon hosted a fund-raiser at her ping-pong club in new york. >>> president george w. bush took a whopping 50 trips to his texas ranch, totalling 323 days in the same time period. >>> that's going to do it for your morning dish scrambled politics. >>> here's nbc meteorologist bill karins. how many vacation days for you? >> 43 if i'm lucky. >>> let's talk about what's going on out there with the weather. over the weekend, got drenched in the southeast. the big story, all of the pictures of that devastating fire in idaho, that's where it's located there, just north of the fairfield area. idaho has definitely been one of the bull's eye points. yesterday, it was 97 in boise. 90 in billings. 98 in denver. lot of the heat that's in the west is now going to head east, after another cool weekend. it looks like temperatures are going to soar this weekend.
no longer canadian. or is he? the republican senator from texas making certain that everyone knows he's an american citizen. he's actually so determined to convince the skeptics that he actually released his birth certificate and also said he would renounce his canadian citizenship if needed. now we can rest easy and we appreciate him for clearing that up for us. the editor of the guardian speaking out after the uk offices of the paper were ransacked by officials from britain's communications headquarters. that's basically the country's equivalent to the nsa. he described how officials destroyed hard drives in the basement of the guardian's office which contained information related to edward snowden's nsa leaks. he received warnings to stop reporting on the government surveillance programs as far as two months ago with officials telling him, quote, you've had your fun, now we want the stuff back, end quote. meanwhile guardian journalist glenn greenwald responding to his partner's nine hour detainment at heathrow airport vowing to get more aggressive in his focus on british surveillan
coverage reveal more of america's stories. hi, my name is jonathan betz, and i'm from dallas, texas, and i'm an anchor for al jazeera america. i started in a small television station in rural arkansas. it's a part of the country that often gets overlooked. but there are a lot of fascinating people there, a lot of fascinating stories there. i like that al jazeera will pay attention to those kinds of places. what drew me to journalism is i like the idea that we are documenting history. al jazeera documents it like none other. and to be a journalist, and to be part of a team like that? that's an incredible blessing. [♪ music ] >> major developments out of japan regarding the water leak out of the fukushima water plant. the warning has been raised from the level one to a level three. the level three category means the exposure is ten times the amount for workers. they have not issued a warning of this time since the reactor meltdowns from the su tsunami of 2011. does this leak pose an immediate threat to anyone? >> well, certainly the nuclear regulational authority thinks it does. they descr
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